Amazon WorkMail
Administrator Guide (Version 1.0)

Edit Your Organization's Mobile Device Policy

You can edit your organization's mobile device policy to change the way that mobile devices interact with Amazon WorkMail.

To edit your organization's mobile device policy

  1. Open the Amazon WorkMail console at

  2. If necessary, change the region. From the navigation bar, select the region that meets your needs. For more information, see Regions and Endpoints in the Amazon Web Services General Reference.

  3. On the Organizations screen, in the Alias column, select the organization to edit.

  4. In the navigation pane, choose Mobile Policies, and then on the Default mobile policy screen, choose Edit.

  5. Update any of the following as necessary:

    1. Password required: Require a password to lock a mobile device.

    2. Allow simple password: Use the PIN on the device as the password.

    3. Minimal password length: Set the number of characters required in a valid password.

    4. Require alphanumeric password: Require that passwords are made up of letters and numbers.

    5. Minimum number of character sets: Specify the number of character sets required in a password, such as lowercase and uppercase letters, symbols, and numbers.

    6. Number of failed attempts allowed: Specify the number of failed login attempts that are allowed before the user is locked out of their account.

    7. Password expiration: Specify the number of days before a password expires and must be changed.

    8. Enable screen lock: Specify the number of seconds that must elapse without user input to lock the user's screen.

    9. Enforce password history: Specify the number of passwords that can be entered before repeating the same password.

    10. Require encryption on device: Encrypt email data on the mobile device.

    11. Require encryption on storage card: Encrypt email data on the mobile device's removable storage.

  6. Choose Save.